Another Derby heartbreak for Velazquez
Updated: April 29, 2010, 3:55 AM ETBy David Grening | Daily Racing Form
It was deja-boo-boo all over again for jockey John Velazquez.When Eskendereya was withdrawn from consideration for Saturday's Kentucky Derby because of a leg injury, it marked the second consecutive year Velazquez lost a top-ranked contender less than a week before the race. Last year, Velazquez learned five days before the Derby that Quality Road, who would have been the first or second choice, was going to miss the race because of a quarter crack. "It hurts, but I'm not going ...
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